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Mezzo Soprano

Oksana Volkova

"... a powerful and a dramatic voice. The beauty of her timbre enchants the most dramatic passages." - Nicolas Mathieu

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Valeriy Serkin
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Kamelia Manovska
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Biography Highlights

Current & Recent Seasons

Princess Eboli Don Carlos on the stage of Opera Graz, Carmen at the Polish National Opera, NCPA Beijing, Lithuanian National Opera,Verdi’s Requiem at the Tanglewood Festival with the Boston Symphony Orchestra, Marina Mnishek Boris Godunov at the Zurich Opera, debut at the Salzburg Festival as Polina Pique Dame with Mariss Jansons, Sonietka Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk at the Opera de Bastille.

Other Engagements

Santuzza Cavalleria Rusticana at Grand Theatre de Geneve, Giulietta The Tales of Hoffmann, Maddalena Rigoletto, Olga Eugene Onegin, all with Metropolitan Opera, Olga Eugene Onegin at State Opera Hamburg and ROH Covent Garden London, Amneris Aida at Bolshoi Theatre Belarus, Preziosilla La Forza del Destino with Israeli Opera Tel Aviv, Lola Cavalleria Rusticana at Teatro alla Scala Milano, Carmen at Bolshoi Theatre Moscow.

Discography

Volkova collaborates with the most prominent conductors of our time, such as Vassily Sinaisky, Valery Gergiev, Mariss Jansons and Carlo Rizzi. Her discography features Rigoletto and Eugene Onegin (DVD) with the Metropolitan Opera on Deutsche Grammophon, The Queen of Spades on BR Klassik (CD) and Rigoletto (CD) with Dmitri Hvorostovsky, released by Delos.

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Discography

Publications

VERDI: RIGOLETTO – LIVE

DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON, MAY 2013 Michele Mariotti, Michael Mayer, Piotr Beczala, Zeljko Lucic, Diana Damrau, Stefan Kocan, The Metropolitan Opera...

TCHAIKOVSKY: PIQUE DAME

BR KLASSIK, AUGUST 2015 Mariss Jansons, Misha Didyk, Tatiana Serjan, Larissa Diadkova, Alexey Shishlyaev, Alexey Markov Chor and Symphonieorchester...

TCHAIKOVSKY: EUGENE ONEGIN LIVE

DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON, MARCH 2014 Valery Gergiev, Anna Netrebko, Mariusz Kwiecien, Piotr Beczala, Larissa Diadkova, Metropolitan Opera Orchestra,...

VERDI: RIGOLETTO

DELOS, DECEMBER 2017 Constantine Orbelian, Dmitri Hvorostovsky, Nadine Sierra, Francesco Demuro, Andrea Mastroni, Kaunas City Symphony Orchestra

Reviews & Press

Paris Opera Bastille - Shostakovich - Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk - Sonyetka

Oksana Volkova brillierte im vierten Akt als Sonjetka. 

- Waldemar Kamer , Das Opernmagazin

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Paris Opera Bastille - Shostakovich - Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk - Sonyetka

Oksana Volkova was een voortreffelijke, donker getimbreerde Sonjetka

Leidmotief

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Paris Opera Bastille - Shostakovich - Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk - Sonyetka

Sonietka trouve en Oksana Volkova la densité de beaux graves sensuels 

- Steeve Boscardin , ResMusica

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Salzburg Festival - Tchaikovsky - Pique Dame - Polina

Le timbre enveloppant et toutefois doté d’un aigu facile du mezzo Oksana Volkova met à l’honneur la partie de l’amie Pauline

Anaclase

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Salzburg Festival - Tchaikovsky - Pique Dame - Polina

Oksana Volkova mette nella spensieratezza di Polina tutta l’energia e la giovanile impertinenza che appartengono alla nota più lieve dell’opera, ma caricandola (eccessivamente) anche della sua solida consapevolezza vocale e scenica.

- Rossana Paliaga , Operaclick

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Salzburg Festival - Tchaikovsky - Pique Dame - Polina

Oksana Volkova offered warm plum tones as Polina. 

- Mark Pullinger , Bachtrack

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